It is in great sadness that we as a Brotherhood post the 30th Line Of Duty Death in 2012 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother Firefighter & First Lieutenant Marshall Sanford has made the ultimate sacrifice in love for their fellow man. Our sincerest condolences go out to his family and members of the Huntley Fire Protection District.
George Marshall Sanford
Rank: First Lieutenant
Years of Service: 50
Date of Incident: 04/15/2012
Time of Incident: 1808hrs
Date of Death: 04/15/2012
Fire Department: Redding Fire & Emergency Medical Services Company # 1
Address: PO Box 86, 186 Black Rock TPKE, Redding, CT 06896
Fire Department Chief: Ron Van Oostendorp
Incident Description: First Lieutenant Sanford succumbed to unknown medical causes in the driver’s seat of the fire company ambulance just as he was about to leave the station in response to a fire call.
Incident Location: Pending
Funeral Arrangements: Pending
Tribute is being paid to First Lieutenant George Marshall Sanford at http://www.usfa.fema.gov/fireservice/fatalities/
To date, 30 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2012. Year-to-date monthly and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online @ http://www.usfa.fema.gov/fireservice/fatalities/statistics/ff_stats...